Near fine condition. Headline Book,1995.First edition-first printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1).Blue hardback(silver lettering to the spine,small nick on the back cover) with Dj(a couple of nicks and creases on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Nice and clean pages with light shelf wear on the outer edges,two small ink marks,crease and slightly yellow on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear.340pp.Price un-clipped. This is another paragraph Product Description: Grace Wilkins and Bessie Rudney have been neighbours for over twenty years but it takes the outbreak of the Second World War for them to become friends. As the war takes its toll on Leicester, Grace finds comfort in helping others. First, Clara Smith, her reclusive neighbour, needs her support, then hundreds of evacuees come to town.